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Naturaliste Charters - Whale Watching & Eco Tours

Tours Dunsborough


Naturaliste Charters are the longest running whale watching company in the Southwest and have been operating professional whale watching tours out of Augusta and Dunsborough for more than 20 years, Established in 1993. Naturaliste Charters also developed Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Expeditions in 2015, we are the only operator with knowledge and experience in this remote offshore environment. We are unrivaled in finding wildlife and keeping you safe , while educating you along the way. Creating world class experiences isn't just our job, it is everything that we are and we want to share it with you. 100% Whale Guarantee - See whales or join us again for FREE. Our 20 metre catamaran vessel the beautiful ‘Alison Maree’ is purpose-built for the Southern Ocean, providing excellent stability and comfort for our passengers. Great viewing from the cabin and fantastic viewing areas from the fly bridge, bow and stern.Spend time spotting wildlife on the bow, the huge upper and lower rear decks, or try all three. Inside join the skipper on the flybridge for the ultimate 360 degree birds-eye view or relax in the air-conditioned, spacious and comfortable main saloon. Interpretive, educational tour with expert commentary, Marine Biologist onboard. Morning or Afternoon tea provided. Accredited Tourism business - Trust the Tick. Eco Certified EcoTourism. Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019. Tripadvisor Hall of Fame 2019. Exclusive Meal Deal's - 20% off Lunch or Dinner at Augusta Hotel, Equinox Bar & Cafe Busselton OR Occy's Dunsborough.


Naturaliste Charters offer whale watching experiences in WA's stunning Southwest every month of the year! JAN - APRIL Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Expeditions. Encounter Killer Whales, Sperm Whales and an astonishing array of the ocean's most iconic inhabitants on and unforgettable offshore odyssey. MAY - DECEMBER Experience and witness the magical behaviour of migrating Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales and the Elusive Blue Whale.

Guaranteed viewing for everyone!!!!!

Enjoy an informative and interesting commentary by our awesome team who have studied and researched whales for many years. Marine Biologist Onboard.

Children of all ages welcome on board - life jackets are available for peace of mind for parents.

Complimentary Morning or Afternoon tea, includes Biscuits, Tea, Coffee, Milo, Green Tea.

Hours: Always Open


Map & Directions

306 Geographe Bay Road, quindalup, WA 6281


JAN - APRIL Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Expeditions - Departs daily from Bremer Bay Boat Harbour, Bremer Bay.

MAY - AUGUST Augusta Whale Watching - See Humpback and Southern Right Whales on their Northern Migration. Departs from Augusta Boat Harbour, Leeuwin Road, Augusta.

JUNE - AUGUST Albany Whale Watching - See Humpback Whales and Southern Right Whales on their Northern Migration. Departures from Toll Place, Albany Waterfront Marina.

SEPT - NOV Busselton Whale Watching - See Humpback Whales and the Elusive Blue Whale (Oct) on their Southern Migration. Departs from Port Geographe Marina, 21 Spinnaker Boulevard, Busselton (opposite The Deck Bar and Restaurant).

SEPT - DECEMBER Dunsborough Whale Watching - See Humpbacks Whales and the Elusive Blue Whale (Oct) on their Southern Migration. Departs from Pro Fisherman’s Boat Ramp, Geographe Bay Road, Dunsborough (opposite McDermott St, Quindalup).

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of tours by Naturaliste Charters - Our guest's safety and comfort is always our priority. We constantly monitor sea conditions along the coastline and respond professionally to any changes. This may mean: • Cancellation of a Tour • Restrictions may be placed on passengers with medical or mobility problems. The child age limit may be raised. A full refund will apply to tours we cancel due to inclement weather or any other safety reason if it cannot be rebooked to the customer’s satisfaction. Cancellations by guests - Cancellations by guests will incur a minimum 20% fee. Cancellations 14 days or less prior to departure incur a 50% fee. Cancellations 7 days or less of departure no refund applies. If you need to change your booking please contact the office directly on (08) 9750 5500. All booking changes incur a 20% rebooking fee.


The humpback whales have arrived in Augusta on their Northern Migration. Tours departing daily from Augusta Boat Harbour at 10am & 2pm.

Augusta Whale Song Festival - 1st - 3rd June 2019.